Cottone Auctions will be hosting a Fine Art & Antiques Auction on March 19, 2016 with over 500 lots. The auction will be held at the 120 Court St. in Geneseo NY 14454.
The 20th Century category features 4 stunning works by Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976). “Les Ballons Enchante” is a colorful gouache signed Calder ’75 measuring 31″ x 24 1/2″. It is in all original condition with the original frame. It comes from an Ithaca, NY Estate and was purchased in 1977. It is estimated at $30,000-$50,000.
Another fine work from Alexander Calder featured in the auction is “Segmented Spiral” watercolor gouache measuring at 29 1/2″ x 43 1/4″. It is signed lower right, Calder ’75. It was purchased at Merrill Chase Galleries in Chicago. It is estimated between $60,000-$80,000.
“Râ” is another stunning Gouache in the auction. It stands at Image: 43″ x 14 1/2″ Framed: 52″ x 24″. It is signed in the lower right, Calder ’75. It also comes with original gallery cards. It is estimated at $20,000-$40,000.
“Looping” is a similar size gouache, measuring at Image: 43″ x 14 1/2″ Framed: 52″ x 24″. It is signed in the lower right, ’74 and also comes with original gallery cards and is estimated at $20,000-$40,000.
Several Tiffany Lamps will also be featured in the March Fine Art & Antiques Auction. One of the lamps is a beautiful Rare Tiffany Studios Leaded Glass, Bronze & Glass Ball Lamp. It’s reticulated bronze work and glass balls make it a stand out. The shade is signed Tiffany Studios New York & the base is also signed Tiffany Studios New York D803. It stands at Ht. 29″ Shade Dia. 22″. It is estimated at $50,000-$75,000.
The lamp above is another Tiffany Studios NY Lamp featured in the auction, an Acorn Lamp, with blue & yellow glass. It stands at 18 inches tall and is estimated at $7,000-$10,000.
One of the stars of the clock category is a Timby Solar Globe Clock, a lovely example. With a walnut case and original globe and paper dial. It stands at 27 inches tall and comes out of a Private Collection. It is estimated between $3,000-$5,000.
Several weathervanes will be featured in the auction, as well. A great example is this Leaping Stag Copper Weathervane (late 19th/early 20th cent). The verdigris patina is in very good condition and stands at an impressive 36 inches tall and 53 inches long. The leaping stag is estimated at $10,000-$15,000.
Other highlights of the auction include Paintings incl. Emile Gruppe, Angelo Brombo, Antonio de Reyna Manescau, Charles Gruppe, David Johnson, Johann Berthelsen John James Audubon, Carl Peters, John J. Inglis, Lemuel Maynard Wiles, Ruth A. Anderson, William Blake, Edward Calvert, etc. Estate Jewelry. Decorative: Sterling silver, Tiffany, KPM, Marble/Bronze sculptures incl. Evgeni Lanceray, Alfred Boucher, Honore Daumier, Edward Kemeys; Meissen, KPM, etc. 20th C. Design: Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Bertram Charles Binning, Leroy Neiman, mid-cent. furniture, Mathias Goeritz sculptures, etc. Lamps/Artglass/Pottery: Tiffany, Handel, Pairpoint, Steuben, Galle, Lalique, etc., Asian Art. Oriental Rugs. Americana inc. qty. weathervanes, quilts & coverlets, dec. stoneware, artist models, samplers, etc. Period Am. & Eur. Furn. etc. Native American: Edward Curtis photo. Visit our website to view some of the highlights of the auction.
Cottone Auctions next auction will be held in the Spring. It will feature art, antiques and collectibles. Now accepting quality consignments.